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ASTA Environmental and Conservation Seed Committee/Storm the Hill 2016/Communications Summit

Mar 14, 2016 08:00am -
Mar 17, 2016 01:00pm


Event Description

Registration is now available for three ASTA events being held in conjunction this March in Washington, D.C.:


1) Environment and Conservation Seed Committee Meeting

ASTA’s Environment and Conservation Seed Committee will meet on  March 14 in Washington, D.C. to discuss implementation of the National Seed Strategy and Conservation Programs.  After the meeting, Committee members will participate in “Storm the Hill” events taking place March 14–15. Contact: Jane DeMarchi


2) Storm the Hill

Seed Advocates from across the nation will gather in Washington, D.C. March 14-15 for ASTA's annual Storm the Hill legislative conference.  The meeting will begin on Monday with a legislative briefing where participants will learn how to advocate on the issues affecting the industry in Congress.  On Tuesday, participants will head to Capitol Hill to meet face-to-face with lawmakers and their staff to discuss issues of importance to the seed industry. Contact: Virginia Houston


3) Communications Summit

Members of ASTA’s Communications Committee will gather for the Spring Communications Summit, March 16-17 in Washington, D.C.  The group will meet for a full day on Wednesday and a half day on Thursday (finishing up by 1:00 p.m.).  The meeting will focus on short- and long-term coordination on industry messaging.  Contact: Bethany Shively


A discounted group block of hotel rooms for all ASTA meetings above has been arranged at the Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall (400 E Street SW) for $269 per night. Information on how to make your reservation in this group block will be provided in your registration confirmation email and all reservations will be made by ASTA within a group rooming list.

Event Type:Education
Category:Educational Seminar
Early registration ends on Dec 15, 2015.
Regular registration starts on Dec 16, 2015 and ends on Mar 14, 2016.
Late registration starts on Mar 15, 2016.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
Member Fee: $0.00$0.00$0.00
Non-Member Fee: $0.00$0.00$0.00